Patents by Inventor Joe M. Guthry

Joe M. Guthry has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5509657
    Abstract: A golf club positioning and position indicating device having a mounting base that is releasably attached to the shaft of a golf club below the handgrip of the club. A positioning head support for support and orientation of a positioning head which can be visually inspected by a golfer when addressing the golf ball in preparation for the intended golf stroke. The positioning head support is releasably received in specifically oriented relation by the mounting base to provide for simple and efficient assembly or disassembly of the positioning head relative to the mounting base. A spirit level support is connected in adjustable pivotal relation with the positioning head support and retains a circular spirit level of a dimension that can be easily visually inspected by a golfer holding the golf club at the ball addressing position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 23, 1996
    Inventor: Joe M. Guthry
  • Patent number: 5411266
    Abstract: A setup and alignment device is provided according to the present invention to enable golfer's to establish a proper setup, body alignment and body position for achieving a proper golf club swing with each of the various golf clubs being used. The device employs an adjustable, pantograph-like ruler positioner having ruler support and guide positioners that maintain a parallel relation with one another at all relative spacing thereof. To these ruler positioning bars are releasably affixed respective ball position and stance rulers which are maintained in parallel relation by the positioning bars and which are provided with indicia to identify measured stance and ball position. The ball position and stance rulers each define respective straight edges which, when the apparatus is being used, will establish a target line that can be directed precisely at the intended target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 2, 1995
    Assignee: Pro Gruv, Inc.
    Inventor: Joe M. Guthry